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Rating agencies inconsistent in their treatment of China, India

Rating agencies inconsistent in their treatment of China, India

Slamming global credit rating agencies for not upgrading India despite clear improvement in its economic fundamentals, Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian on Thursday said they are following "inconsistent" standards while rating India and China.

Sensex fails to maintain 30,000 level on fag-end selling pressure

Sensex fails to maintain 30,000 level on fag-end selling pressure

The S&P BSE benchmark sensex failed to maintain 30,000 level and Nifty also tumbled from all-time high level due to fag-end selling pressure after the news of US striking Syria.

Nasdaq hits record intraday high as Wall Street soars with oil prices

Nasdaq hits record intraday high as Wall Street soars with oil prices

Wall Street rose on Monday morning, with the Nasdaq hitting a record intraday high, helped by a jump in technology shares and as higher oil prices boosted energy stocks.

S&P retains India's rating at BBB-, rules out upgrade for next two years; 'introspect', govt hits out

S&P retains India's rating at BBB-, rules out upgrade for next two years; 'introspect', govt hits out

Like S&P, Fitch Ratings also rates India at 'BBB-minus', the lowest investment-grade, with a 'stable' outlook. Moody's Investors Service rates India at an equivalent 'Baa3', but with a "positive" outlook.

S&P retains India's rating at BBB-; Govt says rating firms need to introspect

S&P retains India's rating at BBB-; Govt says rating firms need to introspect

The government on Wednesday slammed global rating agencies for not upgrading India's sovereign rating despite a slew of reforms, saying they need to do some "introspection" as investors globally feel the country is "under-rated".

S&P retains India's rating at BBB- with stable outlook; rules out upgrade for 2 years

S&P retains India's rating at BBB- with stable outlook; rules out upgrade for 2 years

Dashing the government's hope of improved credit rating, S&P on Wednesday retained India's rating at 'BBB-' with a stable outlook and ruled out any upgrade in two years, citing weak public finances.

 Kamath bats for BRICS rating agency, says Big 3 constraining growth in emerging nations

Kamath bats for BRICS rating agency, says Big 3 constraining growth in emerging nations

Batting for a new credit rating agency backed by BRICS group, New Development Bank president K V Kamath on Saturday said methodologies of the big three global agencies are constraining growth in emerging nations.

S&P, Moody's ratings on ATL unaffected by RInfra deal

S&P, Moody's ratings on ATL unaffected by RInfra deal

S&P Global Ratings and Moody's Investors Service on Thursday said their ratings on Adani Transmission is unaffected by the company's announcement to acquire Reliance Infrastructure's (RInfra) operational transmission assets.

India to clock 8% growth over next few years: S&P

India to clock 8% growth over next few years: S&P

Backed by broadening of domestic consumption base, S&P Global Ratings Monday projected India to clock a "steroid-free" growth of 8 percent over the next few years.

Infrastructure deficit biggest hurdle for 'Make in India': S&P

The country's poor infrastructure is the "biggest hurdle" to government's flagship Make in India programme, S&P Global Ratings said on Tuesday.

S&P takes HDFC Bank's three bond sales off negative watch list

S&P affirms its 'BBB-' long-term issue rating on the senior unsecured bonds issued by the Bahrain branch of the bank.

Moody's reviews Microsoft rating for downgrade; S&P affirms

Moody's Investors Service has put Microsoft Corporation's rating "under review for downgrade" following its announcement to acquire professional networking platform LinkedIn Corp for USD 26.2 billion in cash.

Sale of long products business won't lower Tata Steel's debt: S&P

Sale of long products business won't lower Tata Steel's debt: S&P

Tata Steel's move to sell its long products business will reduce the cash losses of one of the world's largest steelmakers, but would not lower its debt, Standard & Poor's Ratings Services said on Thursday

S&P lowers China outlook to negative

S&P lowers China outlook to negative

Ratings agency Standard & Poor`s (S&P) cut its outlook on China from stable to negative on Thursday, warning that economic rebalancing was taking longer than expected

Rising capital needs put PSU banks at downgrade risk: S&P

Capital requirements of PSU banks for provisioning of bad loans are likely to shoot up exposing them to possible downgrades, S&P said today as it trimmed outlook on Bank of India to 'negative' from 'stable'.

Wall Street rallies; S&P 500 snaps five-day losing streak

US stocks rallied on Friday, snapping a five-day losing streak in the S&P 500, as financial, commodity-related and other beaten-down shares rebounded.

US stocks fluctuate amid upbeat data

This increase followed a 0.8-percent September decrease.

S&P retains India's rating at BBB-, rules out upgrade

S&P retains India's rating at BBB-, rules out upgrade

'BBB' is the lowest investment grade rating and stable outlook reduces risk of possible sovereign rating downgrade.

S&P cuts Volkswagen's credit rating after scandal

VW has already said it will set aside 6.5 billion euros (USD 7.4 billion) in provisions in the third quarter.

New gas price will discourage exploration: S&P

New gas price will discourage exploration: S&P

The steep downside revision in the price of domestic natural gas by the government at $3.82 per unit for six months from October 1 is set to influence the business decisions of oil exploration and production companies, American ratings services Standard & Poor's said on Sunday.